Norwegian - German Business Summit 

- a strong partnership


6-7 NOV. MUNICH: Defence industry

7-8 NOV. HAMBURG: Green Industrial transition


    Business summit in connection with the royal visit of Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit to Germany. 

    For the business program His Royal highness the Crown Prince will be accompanied by Norway's Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Jan Christian Vestre; Minister of Defense, Mr. Bjørn Arild Gram; and Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Mr. Terje Aasland.

    The summit provides German and Norwegian companies with a valuable opportunity to establish new connections, explore business and investment prospects, and strengthen existing partnerships. 

    On behalf of the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Fisheries, Innovation Norway are responsible for leading the Norwegian Business delegation and hosting the business summit.  

    PHOTOS FROM THE SUMMIT/ Regular Updates

    Foto credit: Tom Hansen/Innovation Norway


    6-7 NOV. MUNICH: Defence industry (full program) 

    Location: Rosewood, map

    Monday 6 November 2023

    • 19:00-22:00 Norwegian - German business networking reception

    Tuesday 7 November 2023 

    • 07:30-08:45 Registration coffee/tea 
    • 09:00-10:15 Opening ceremony: Norwegian - German Business Summit - a strong partnership within the defence industry 
    • 10:30-16:30 Common Norwegian - German defence and security challenges - an opportunity for expanding and strengthen bilateral armaments and defense industrial cooperation
    • 12:00-13:00 Business networking lunch 
    • 16:30-18:00 Business networking reception 


    Location: Hamburg City Town Hall

    • 19:00-22:00 Norwegian - German business networking reception 

    8 NOV. HAMBURG: Green Industrial transition (full program) 

    Location: Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, map

    • 09:00-10:30 High-level meeting: German-Norwegian energy and industry cooperation - Strong Partnerships as Pioneers towards a Climate Neutrality (by invitation only)
    • 09:30-10:45 Registration coffee/tea 
    • 11:00-12:00 Opening ceremony: Norwegian - German Business Summit – a strong partnership in the green industrial transition 
    • 12:15-12:30 Coffee/tea break
    • 12:30-13:30 Seminar: Norway and Germany to explore and realize low-carbon solutions for the energy transition
    • 13:30-14:30 Business networking lunch
    • 14:30-16:00 Parallel session 1: Hydrogen and low-carbon industry solutions 
    • 14:30-16:00 Parallel session 2: Green maritime